Our Story

Making a Difference Since 1969.

Terros Health is a nonprofit, behaviorally-led whole health, integrated care provider with specialization in trauma-informed mental health, physical health, addiction recovery and wellness interventions. Our compelling purpose is to Inspire Change for Life, and last year we helped more than 53,000 Arizonans on the path to better health and an improved quality of life. Our mission is to create healthy communities while meeting our triple aim of excellent patient experience, quality health care outcomes and controlled health care costs.

Terros Health has grown over the last 49 years into a company employing more than 1,100 professionals across the greater Phoenix area, Tucson, Flagstaff, Prescott and Kingman. Our employees exude our values of integrity, compassion and empowerment while providing a continuum of care that spans primary care, mental health care, substance use disorder treatment, wellness services and residential treatment. We serve individuals and families in comfortable and welcoming environments in 11 locations, and we are dedicated to meeting the needs of a person’s mind and body.


MeeT the executive Leadership Team

The 2018 Executive Leadership Team consists of six chiefs of staff, who oversee the operational needs of Terros Health.

Peggy Chase

President and CEO
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Karen Hoffman Tepper, Ph.D

Chief Operating Officer
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Liz Ketter

Chief Financial Officer
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Randy Brazie, M.D.

Chief Medical Officer
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Saffron Wanger

Chief Information Officer
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Ron Carpio

Chief of Health and Family Services

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At Terros Health, we want to know what inspires our employees. We went out and interviewed our Northern Arizona Flagstaff and Prescott Mobile Crisis teams. Here is what they had to say!

Board of Directors

Melinda Kovacs, Chair

Attorney, Law Offices of Melinda J. Kovacs

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Donald Newman, Vice Chair

Attorney, Donald J Newman PC

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Nancy McKenna, Treasurer

Event Accountant, SMG

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Elizabeth Stoltz, Secretary

Associate Director, US Regional Patient Advocacy, Shire

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Kenneth LaFleur, Past Chair

Financial Consultant

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Buffy Wooten, Ph.D., Member

Clinical Psychologist, Phoenix Professional Practice Associates
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Rosemary Ybarra-Hernandez, Member

Founder, Aguila Youth Leadership
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Michael Kurtenbach, Member

Executive Assistant Chief, Phoenix Police Department
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Carolyn Kroot, Member

Chief Operations Officer, Miriad Technologies
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Calvin Cole, Member

Vice President, AmTrust Bank 
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Memberships and Partnerships

We  hold memberships and partnerships with the following organizations:
  • Arizona Council of Human Services Providers
  • Arizona Alliance of Community Health Centers
  • Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association
  • Arizona Chamber of Commerce
  • Phoenix Chamber of Commerce
  • Arizona Black Chamber of Commerce
  • Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • National Council for Behavioral Health
  • CADCA (Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America)
  •  mhca